Workforce Analytics Move Beyond HR
Workforce analytics have traditionally focused on HR's use of them when their value can actually have significant overall business impacts. Realizing this, more business leaders are demanding insights into workforce dynamics to unearth insights that weren't apparent before.
How C-Suite Leaders Can Best Implement AI
C-suite executives can't sit back and wait for the IT team to build out an enterprise strategy for artificial intelligence. Those execs have to get involved right from the start.
MIT Chaplain: Emerging Tech Leaders Care About Ethics
The Computer Age fueled the ever-accelerating pace of innovation, but as the Digital Age matures, there are plenty of discussions about tech ethics, especially in light of AI. Emerging tech leaders are more likely to include ethics as an integral part of innovation, according to MIT's first humanist chaplain, Greg Epstein. Here's why.
10 Leading Female CIOs
While women are still underrepresented in IT, quite a few of the world's largest organizations have female CIOs.
Redefining the 'I' in CIO
The 30-plus year old job title "CIO" is opening up a number of new possibilities when it comes to defining the role.
IT is Great, Now itís Time to Pitch it That Way
If you're in IT, stop saying you're stressed, you're busy, or you're tired. To attract new talent, IT professionals need to engage their communities and speak about the possibilities, not just the deterrents.
Data Prep Becomes an Enterprise Effort
The days of data prep by Excel spreadsheet may very well be numbered as more organizations look to create or buy platforms to simplify the process for everyone. Charles Schwab Corp.'s users have cut their data prep time in half by using a new data prep capability in their data analytics and visualization platform.
IT Needs to Break Its 'Logo Addiction'
At Interop ITX, a Whole Food/Amazon IT infrastructure expert says enterprise IT must shift away from buying products to building its own solutions based on open source software.
They're Your Employees; Listen to Them
Experts at Interop ITX detailed some creative ideas for solving the talent crunch, but in large part it boils down to understanding what employees need.
Showtime for Interop ITX 2018
Stay tuned for InformationWeek's coverage of evolving technology concepts and IT leadership issues and opportunities throughout next week's Interop ITX conference.
AI and Careers: Predicting Where The Jobs Will Be
Experts agree that artificial intelligence and automation will impact jobs -- eliminating many and creating some, too. Here's what a group of experts had to say during a Congressional hearing about just how AI will impact tomorrow's workforce.
Has IT Gone Packaged Software Crazy?
When it comes to software, why choose out-of-the-box plain vanilla when there's a rainbow of other flavors that you can choose from and swirl together?
Top IT Priority: Cloud. AI, Not So Much
IT organizations are focused on the cloud right now with automation and big data analytics also ranking pretty high on their to-do lists. AI, machine learning, and blockchain are down very low on the list of priorities.
AI Challenge: Achieving Artificial Empathy
As AI is woven deeper into different types of software and business processes, the success of it, particularly from customer experience and personalization standpoints, depends on its ability to recognize emotion and act accordingly. Will machines be able to achieve artificial empathy? Have they already? Following are some of the challenges and opportunities.
The Resilient Leader
What is it that enables some IT leaders to fly in the face of stress while others crumble? It's called resilience, and it's a skill, not a talent.
GDPR: A Cost vs. Benefit Analysis
It's a mistake for companies to view compliance with GDPR as just a financial burden. There are real benefits to be had in understanding and protecting customer data.